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Over 100 Security Force Members Killed In Three Taliban Attacks

Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned the terror attack in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province that left more than 41 soldiers dead on Thursday. The Taliban claimed responsibility, saying it had killed 60 people. That attack was revenge for the deaths of two of its officials in the region, a spokesman for the group told CNN. Security officials said on Thursday over 80 people were killed, of which at least 60 were security force members.


Collapse in flying insect numbers points to 'ecological Armageddon'

Collapse in flying insect numbers points to 'ecological Armageddon'

In summer, when insect numbers are highest, the weights have dropped 82%. "Changes in the weather, landscape and plant variety in these areas are unable to explain this", a press release for the study noted. " Insects make up about two thirds of all life on Earth ", he said. "On current trajectory, our grandchildren will inherit a profoundly impoverished world".


New poll shows near tie in Alabama Senate Race

New poll shows near tie in Alabama Senate Race

The Real Clear Politics average of polls still has Moore up 4.4% with this tied Fox News poll included. But at the very least, these numbers should shake Alabama Republicans out of any sense of complacency and give the Moore campaign some urgency to improve its position.


Republican Governors Issue Letter Supporting RFS

Republican Governors Issue Letter Supporting RFS

The issue emerged after the EPA proposed a plan that could lower production targets for biofuels in the so-called Renewable Fuel Standard. Reynolds is one of Iowa's top Republicans who have been pressing the GOP administration on two fronts - to reverse the possibility that the EPA would roll back its rules for use of renewable fuels, and to approve Iowa's "stopgap" measure to shore up the Affordable Care Act exchange in Iowa.


Trump Says Congresswoman 'Fabricated' What He Said To Soldier's Widow

Trump Says Congresswoman 'Fabricated' What He Said To Soldier's Widow

When asked on Monday why he had yet to say anything about the deaths of four USA service members killed when they were ambushed by ISIS fighters in Niger on October 4, President Trump said he had drafted letters to their loved ones, and planned to call them too.


Why the University of Florida can't prohibit white nationalist event on Thursday

Why the University of Florida can't prohibit white nationalist event on Thursday

The potential for violence at the event was enough for Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell to ask Florida Gov. Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency. "There will be no event, and I'll leave". Conservative legislators will have to choose between a platform of pushing fiscal responsibility and one of pushing free speech above all - and account to their voters based on said choice.